News: 2014 Archive

Register for Winter Parenting Classes in December!

November 20, 2014

December is open registration for the winter session of Positive Parenting classes at CAPS. English and Spanish classes are available.

Sign up for free Music Together baby classes at CAPS

September 25, 2014

Parents with babies 8 months old and younger can sign up for a free 6-week Music Together class with instructor Ms. Nicole on Monday mornings at CAPS!

In the news: Child abuse tragedies are preventable

September 02, 2014

In light of three recent reports of child abuse in the area, people should know the steps they can take to protect children in the community.

Sign up for free class on Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect

August 19, 2014

The first 40 to register will be invited to a free lunch-hour training session at Oct. 31 at CAPS on how to recognize the signs of child abuse and neglect.

Only 30 slots for Goal-Driven Parenting professional training this fall

August 18, 2014

CAPS is partnering with Oaklawn to provide training for front-line professionals who help families struggling with parenting duties. Register now for the six-session class starting in late September.

Register now for the fall Positive Parenting classes

August 14, 2014

Registration is open through August for the next series of Positive Parenting classes starting in September.

Want a Happier and More Cooperative Family? CAPS CAN HELP!

July 09, 2014

CAPS is offering two "booster classes" to parents this summer! Stress, Kids and What Parents Can Do & Co-Parenting Open Enrollment has Begun! Classes will be held July 31- Aug. 14, $20 per family, Child Care Available Call (574) 295-2277 to register today! Read More Here!

The Elk Are Returning to Elkhart!

June 13, 2014

Elkhart's Premier Wine and Craft Beer Tasting Event will be returning to the Northern Indiana Event Center again this year! Be apart of this one of a kind auction and tasting event seating is limited, be sure to get in on the action soon! Call (574) 295-2277 or email Sanderson@capselkhart.org for more details today.

Registration Information for Tips From a Pro with Dr. Matt Sanders!

April 26, 2014

Meltdowns at the grocery store, talking back, not listening... sound familiar? We can all agree that parenting is hard work! Join CAPS and the Horizon Education Alliance as we welcome Dr. Matt Sanders, the creator of the nationally renowned Triple P Parenting Program, for tips and ideas on how to handle the next meltdown. See more for registration information and how to win prizes!

Goal Driven Parenting for spring 2014

February 24, 2014

The Positive Parenting Department at CAPS – Happy Kids Healthy Families, is proud to present Goal-Driven Parenting Training for Professionals. This bi-annual workshop is designed for front-line professionals working with families struggling with parenting issues. This workshop consists of 6 Fridays from 8:15 AM – 12:30 PM (March 14 & 21, April 4, May 2, 16 & 23) and costs $100 per participant. For more information regarding this training, please click on the following link: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e8vx12bue928fe17&llr=tgndtjfab


January 29, 2014

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! CAPS will be adding three more elk to the herd this summer! We are looking for talented artists to submit their ideas to be auctioned off at our next Vines & Steins on June 13, 2014. Please see the attached PDF for more information as well as an application to be turned in no later than February 14, 2014.


January 28, 2014

CAPS will be closed again TOMORROW, January 28. All programs and services will be cancelled. Stay safe and stay warm!


January 27, 2014

Due to the State of Emergency issued by Elkhart County, CAPS will be closing at 10:30 am today. Please keep an eye on our Facebook page and/or website for updates on tomorrow. Be safe everyone!